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Plant antioxidants: Colour me healthy?

Lookup NU author(s): Professor Christine Foyer


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Plants make a variety of compounds in response to environmental stress, many of which function as antioxidants when consumed. The plants' own defences against oxidative stress can be used for your benefit, prolonging your life by acquiring their protection. By eating plenty of vegetables and fruit, you may help to significantly reduce the risk of many age-related degenerative diseases.

Publication metadata

Author(s): Foyer CH; Fletcher JM

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: Biologist

Year: 2001

Volume: 48

Issue: 3

Pages: 115-120

ISSN (print): 0006-3347

Publisher: Institute of Biology


PubMed id: 11399842